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Islamic empires : the cities that shaped civilization : from Mecca to Dubai / Justin Marozzi.

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Summary:

A history of the rich and diverse civilizations over fifteen centuries of Islam seen through its greatest cities.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview 909.09767 MAROZZI (Text) 37620000943425 New Adult Book None 05/07/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643133065
  • ISBN: 1643133063
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 440 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [404]-420) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- 7th century: Mecca -- mother of all cities -- 8th century: Damascus -- the perfumed paradise -- 9th century: Baghdad -- city of peace, city of blood -- 10th century: Cordoba -- ornament of the world -- 11th century: Jerusalem -- the contested city -- 12th century: Cairo -- the city victorious -- 13th century: Fez -- the Athens of Africa -- 14th century: Samarkand -- garden of the soul -- 15th century: Constantinople -- city of the world's desire -- 16th century: Kabul -- a garden in the mountains -- 17th century: Isfahan -- half the world -- 18th century: Tripoli -- pirates' lair -- 19th century: Beirut -- playground of the levant -- 20th century: Dubai -- build it and they will come -- 21st century: Doha -- city of pearls.
Summary, etc.:
A history of the rich and diverse civilizations over fifteen centuries of Islam seen through its greatest cities.
Subject: Islamic civilization > History.
Islam > History.
Islamic Empire > History.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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